DESCRIPTION: "As I was sitting in my own cozy corner, Thinking all on a few dollars to make, My wife says ... They're making good wages up on the Twin Lakes." He finds the contractors "keep you right down with their foot on your neck ... keep clear ... of Twin Lakes"
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
KEYWORDS: lumbering hardtimes logger work money
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greenleaf/Mansfield 161, "Twin Lakes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Peacock, pp. 761-762, "Twin Lakes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle3, pp. 79-80, "Twin Lakes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, p. 51, "Twin Lakes" (1 text, 1 tune)
Omar Blondahl, "Twin Lakes" (on NFOBlondahl02, NFOBlondahl03)
Arthur Nicolle, "Twin Lakes" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
cf. "Jerry Ryan" (theme)
cf. "The Track to Knob Lake" (lyrics)
NOTES: The AND [Anglo-Newfoundland Development] company was involved in logging across Newfoundland.
Greenleaf/Mansfield says "most of the lumbering is let out to individuals who do it under contract, and 'subbing' means to take a sub-contract. Twin Lakes is in the interior of the island [Newfoundland]." - BS
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